Libya Nutrition Stats


% of children who are still breastfeeding 20-23 months 23 2002 73th out of 105
% of households consuming iodized salt 90 2002 28th out of 112
% of under-fives suffering from stunting moderate & severe 15 2002 89th out of 132
% of under-fives suffering from underweight moderate & severe 5 2002 119th out of 137
% of under-fives suffering from underweight severe 1 2002 101st out of 104
% of under-fives suffering from wasting moderate & severe 3 2002 99th out of 128
Consumption of iodized salt > % of households 90% 1993 1st out of 1
Depth of hunger > Kilocalories per person per day 80 2006 155th out of 169
Low-birthweight babies > % of births 7.1% 1995 41st out of 58
Malnutrition prevalence > Height for age > % of children under 5 21% 2007 9th out of 15
Prevalence of overweight > % of children under 5 22.4% 2007 1st out of 14
Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population 5% 2007 160th out of 168

SOURCES: UNICEF; United Nations Children's Fund, State of the World's Children.; Food and Agriculture Organisation, Food Security Statistics (http://www.fao.org/economic/ess/food-security-statistics/en/).; UNICEF, State of the World's Children, Childinfo, and Demographic and Health Surveys by Macro International.; World Health Organisation, Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition.; Food and Agriculture Organisation (http://www.fao.org/faostat/foodsecurity/index_en.htm).


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